Document: Police-Involved Shooting on Madison Street, NW

The Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on July 31 on the 200 block of Madison Street, NW.

According to a press release, officers responded to the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Longfellow Street, NW after receiving a report of a shooting.  They located two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds.  The individuals were treated for non-life-threatening injuries at a local hospital.

While canvassing the area, an officer spotted a vehicle, a white sedan with three suspects who were seen hiding weapons, the release said.

The officer followed the sedan to the intersection of 2nd Street and Madison Street, NW.

When the suspects attempted to flee, the officer spotted one of the suspects, 31-year-old Kevin Hartgraves-Shird, with a handgun. The officer shot at the suspect. The suspect was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The other suspects fled the scene.